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Time is running out for the euro

A leading Cambridge economist predicts the death of the euro despite the efforts of policy makers who are papering over cracks and trapping very different countries with tight fiscal rules when they should have a looser monetary policy. Michael Kitson,…

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Draconian austerity measures do not work

A leading Cambridge economist today warns that austerity programmes linked positively to structured steps and discipline at a macroeconomic level are needed to revive flagging European economies: austerity on its own does not work Dr Christos Pitelis, a Reader in…

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‘Shareholder Spring’ failed to make waves

Professor Raghavendra Rau and Dr Bang Dang Nguyen agree that the so-called 'Shareholder Spring' has proved to be a damp squib Two acknowledged leading financial thinkers believe the much-vaunted 'Shareholder Spring' that began to emerge in the spring of 2012…

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Rethinking economics

Macroeconomist Michael Kitson of Cambridge Judge Business School compares the current global recession to the Great Depression of the 1930s and feels that austerity is here for a long time unless there is a change in economic policy, globally, as…

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Rethinking economics

A highly respected macroeconomist says a regime change in economics is needed to haul the country out of austerity and ensure long-term growth Macroeconomist Michael Kitson of Cambridge Judge Business School compares the current global recession to the Great Depression…

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2012 kitson rethinking economics

The myth of monetarism

With a stagnating economy and rising inflation, we need an urgent change of policy and a coherent strategy for growth In a new podcast interview for Cambridge Judge Business School's expert comment series, Michael Kitson, Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics…

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Banking on innovation

As world leaders pin their hopes on innovation to 'jump-start' their economies, there's a stark warning that it could take decades Economist Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, is warning that innovation is…

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Dr Simon Taylor, Professor Colin Lizieri, John Kelting: The future of finance

Financial systems, real estate markets and the changing face of banks - how smart regulation can stimulate these interlinked sectors Three leading financial experts have given their verdict on how likely the finance market, the housing market and the banks…

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The future of finance

It’s the economy, stupid

Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, considers the effectiveness of the economic policies of the three main parties to continue Britain's recovery. He warns of the dangers of a quick deficit cut, why the…

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The economic crisis and the crisis in economics (INET Conference)

In April 2010, the conference "The Economic Crisis and the Crisis in Economics" brought together economists from all over the globe to King's College Cambridge, the home of the father of economics John Maynard Keynes. Just as importantly these economists…

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